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, which has four plants in china, is shutting its plants in guangdong province and the city of tianjin for four days. nissan will halt production at all three of its plants three days starting on thursday. the automakers were already planning to suspend production for one week starting on monday in observance of china's national foundation day. suzuki and other japanese automaker has decided not to close its two plants in china. but the firm will shorten operating hours at its facility in chongqing city in the run-up to the week-long holiday. >>> japan's auto production in august rose just over 4% from a year earlier. but output may be affected from this month following the end of government subsidies for buyers of ecofriendly cars and soured relations between japan and china. eight major automakers say their total domestic output last month was about $698,000 units. that's a rise for an 11th straight month compared with the previous year. but the increase is smaller than previous months when a jump of over 10% was shown. four of the eight firms reported an increase from a year before.
era. the travelers will visit the cemetery on monday in the capital city. about 2,400 japanese people were reportedly buried there. >> translator: i think this visit to the graves will bring some sort of relief to the relatives. >> north korean officials have allowed japanese media to cover the trip. analysts say this could mean a thawing of relations. >>> premier wen jiabao made the comment at a ceremony in the great hall of the people in beijing. hu jintao and others attended the event. foreign dignitaries were among the 1,000 guests. >> translator: china will pursue an independent foreign policy of peace and firmly safeguard its national sovereignty and territorial integrity. >> japan nationalized the senkaku islands last month. china and taiwan also claim rights. >>> the leaders of japan and china did not exchange telegrams to mark the 40th anniversary of the normalizization of diplomatic ties. yoshihiko noda and premier wen did not send messages on the occasion. in 2002 and 2007 the japanese and chinese leaders exchained letters to celebrate the ties. this year gemba and his chin
to create new jobs. across the street from ohma is the city of hakodate. it opposes the restart. parts of the municipalities are within 30 kilometers of the plant. residents are worried about safety. hakodate's mayor says the project should be frozen indefinitely. he says the city plans to take legal action to stop it. >> translator: our city is considering a lawsuit. i want to prepare quickly. >> industry minister yukio edano says power companies should bear the primary responsibility of winning approval of local municipalities for resuming construction of nuclear plants. he says this remains unchanged from before last year's disaster. >>> members of japan's nuclear regulation authority say they'll examine the ohma plant using new safety standards. they say they won't allow the facility to operate unless it meets the requirements. >>> unemployment in the 17-nation eurozone remained at record highs in august. the european union statistics agency said the jobless rate remained at 11.4%-that means unemployment in the zone stayed at record levels for three straight months. spain's jobless
people are dead in the syrian city of aleppo after a suicide bombing in the government controlled part of the city. >> aleoppo has been a major battleground. the two sides seemed to be deadlocked. >> deep craters in the crate a huge amount of explosives was used in this attack. months of warfare have reduced the once magnificent buildings in the square to ruins. wednesday's explosions ripped through a military office club and a hotel. it is caught most of those killed were government soldiers. -- thought most of those killed were government soldiers. >> we condemn these crimes and we contain the nation's plotting against us to support the terrorists. >> ralph forces suspected of carrying out the attack announced last week a new offensive aimed at retaking the city. these images from tuesday's show clashes between government forces and rebels in the city. the rebels are seeking to advanced street by street from the east. the army has control of the west. neither side appears to have made significant gains. president bashar al-assad is said to have ordered thousands of reinforcements to
they have other commitments. in the city where the aircraft will be deployed officials have denied the offer. they say they don't want to give the impression that they now think the aircraft is safe. officials from three municipalities say they will take the test plight. >>> japanese voters know the name and the political party. their once prime minister had a decades long lock on governing. the ldp is in opposition now, but with an election on the horizon, members elected abe as their leader hoping he can help push the ruling democratic party out of power. >> reporter: the outcome of the leadership election marks a political comeback. he became prime minister of japan in 2006. but he struggled with poor health and resigned after a year in office. >> translator: my victory today will not erase my responsibility for suddenly resigning as prime minister five years ago. keeping that in mind, i will try my upmost for the party to regain power. >> abe used his campaign to take a tough stance on japan's territorial disputes. he solidified his support base within the party. lawmakers and local part
and dozens of chinese cities targeted their own businesses. >> translator: i felt like my body was being tortured, watching the cars being destroyed. >> in spite of the tensions, some japanese executives say they will remain committed to doing business in china. this company in osaka makes components for semiconductors. it began soon after the president decided to stop production in china next year. >> translator: i'm quite concerned about the situation. >> one of the company's biggest clients, an auto maker is to begin electric cars in china. if they are there, stop buying products and sales could suffer. >> translator: there risks. we never know what would happen. we need to consider various possibilities and we hope the problems will be resolved by the time we go to china. >> analysts say such concerns could have the makers to seek production in other countries. >> translator: retailers and others in the nonmanufacturing sector have to take risks if they are to go back to robust demand. it's the second largest economy with 1.3 billion people. when it comes to manufacturers, more
in the northern city, the deadly blast also injured dozens of people. atlanta government forces are also tracking militants online. the free syrian army strengthened his offensive last thursday in an effort to win control of the city. government forces responded with fierce air strikes. a free syrian army spokesperson tells nhk that assad mobilized 3,000 tanks in aleppo. >>> the people at japan's new nuclear watchdog are putting lessons learned from the fukushima daiichi disaster into practice. members of of the nuclear regulation authority want to expand evacuation zones around the nuclear plants, and they say residents should be armed with iodine tablets to protect against radiation exposure. any released a draft of new guidelines. nra officials released new guidelines. to explain the risks before distribution. they also say that maximum distance between nuclear plants and their emergency response centers should be increased from the current 20 kilometers to 30. they would prohibit locating these off-site buildings within 5 kilometers of facilities. it also includes proposals instructing reside
for setting off the blast in the heart of the city. the information minister said in an interview that the explosions had caused some damage but that no army commanders had been injured. the rebel free syrian army pledged to launch a fresh assault and also announced that it is moving its command center to syrian territory for the first time. the group had been based across the border in turkey. >> germany is creating new, clear rules on the religious circumcision of boys in an effort to ensure that those who carry out the procedure are not prosecuted. >> a regional court caused anger in germany's jewish and muslim communities in june after ruling that circumcision amounts to criminal bodily harm. the justice ministry says the draft law aims to remove the uncertainty caused by the verdict. our political correspondent joins us now to talk more about this story. give us the details of this draft legislation that has just been put forward. >> key proposals are firstly that parents must be informed of the full implications and the risks of any circumcision on their mail sons before it
in several cities. houses collapsed, and cars were destroyed as flooding hit urban areas. authorities say at least two people were killed. some villages in scotland were also under water. it is one of the most important events of its kind in the world. the paris motor show, and this year, it is taking place as the car industry struggles with overcapacity and a drop in demand in the ailing eurozone. >> even so, there are plenty of highlights on display, and our reporter in paris has this sneak preview. >> it may be the most spectacular car displayed by the volkswagen group in paris, but the golf 7 is the most important and could be the star of the show. it uses just 3 liters of petrol per 100 kilometers and uses technology meaning its parts can be used in other models, which keeps costs down. vw also hopes to whether the euro crisis by focusing on other markets. >> we think 2013 could be challenging, but the world does not just consist of europe. there is also china, russia, india, and south america. and let's not forget the united states. that is why we think we have reason to be optimist
was the highest ranking communist party official of the inland city of chongqing. he was expected to join the party's top brass this year, but a series of incidents led to his downfall. his former aid etemporarily pled to the u.s. consulate in february. officials cited bo for violating party discipline. they suspended him from the post he held in the political bureau. then in july, police charged bo's wife and her aide with murdering british businessman neil haywood. a chinese court handed her a suspended death sentence in august. bo's abuse of power allegation is tied to the role he played in the haywood case. >>> making a decision on bo's future frees up chinese leaders to focus on their transition of power. delegates from across the country will convene in beijing to attend november's congress. the meeting happens every five years. delegates to the 18th congress of the chinese communist party are expected to approve new policies. they will also appoint the next generation of party leaders. vice president xi jinping is slated to succeed hu jintao and assume top post of the communist par
offensive in the northern city of aleppo against troops loyal to president assad. i'd still rage as the government continues its onslaught on rebel strongholds -- fights still rage. >> more than 80 african migrants ran into trouble. they were arrested by italian authorities and are to be transferred to detention center. >> the communist party has expelled one of its former rising stars, ordered to face a number of charges including abuses of power, taking bribes, and improper sexual relations. he was convicted of murdering a british businessman. now to that formula one racing news. mercedes has signed lewis hamilton from mclaren to replace former champion michael schumacher. >> the 2008 f1 champion has signed a lucrative deal with mercedes. >> the racing future of the 43- year-old schumacher is uncertain. >> since his comeback, schumacher has not won a single race. in nearly three years, he has been on the podium only ones. even within the team, his rival has outperformed him. criticism of the 43-year-old's kraft has been mounting. he frequently makes mistakes. now, he is finishe
are becoming he did. we at city hall believed that the dispute in the village could end badly. >> yes to gold. no to gold. while some fear the changes the mine would bring, the unemployed see it as their salvation and missed the economic crisis. politicians have a tough choice about what to do with the hidden treasure. >> nuclear power seems to be losing its appeal as the technology of the future worldwide, not least after the disaster in fukushima last year. even japan has announced it will phase it out, tremendous success for those who have been fighting against a source of energy they say is simply too risky. but some are still in favor of nuclear power, despite the risks. among them as belarus, one of the worst affected in the aftermath of chernobyl in 1986. yet, alexander lukashenko, known as europe's last dictator, is having a brand-new reactor built in his country. >> the northwest corner of belarus near the lithuanian corner, one of the lucky areas of the country that was not contaminated by the chernobyl nuclear disaster. a peculiar choice of location for the poverty-stricken nation
consolidated their grip on a city there. >> the southern port was the last urban stronghold of the islamist militia which made what it called a tactical retreat over the weekend. the al qaeda-linked militants were driven out of the capital last year and continue to control parts of southern somalia. finally, the world's biggest brief is in even worse shape than thought. a new study shows of st.'s great barrier week -- great barrier reef has lost over half its coral in just a single generation. >> this trillion institution of marine science says the pace of damages kicking up. cyclones of predatory starfish are the main causes along with: gas shipments and global warming. >> coral reefs provide the breeding ground for countless species of fish. the great barrier reef is no exception. commercial fishing is now mostly banned across much of the area. three 6 cents more than 2,600 kilometers along the us trillion coast. the northern part of the refinements largely intact. it is the southern part scientists are worried about. severe storms are said to have cost nearly 50 percent -- said to have c
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